brazier

1

or bra·sier

[ brey-zher ]
/ ˈbreɪ ʒər /

noun

a metal receptacle for holding live coals or other fuel, as for heating a room.
a simple cooking device consisting of a container of live coals covered by a grill or thin metal top upon which the food, usually meat, is placed.

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Origin of brazier

1
1680–90; earlier brasier < F. See braise, -er2

Definition for brazier (2 of 2)

brazier2

or bra·sier

[ brey-zher ]
/ ˈbreɪ ʒər /

noun

a person who makes articles of brass.

Origin of brazier

2
1275–1325; Middle English brasier, equivalent to Old English bræsi(an) to work in brass + -er -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for brazier (1 of 2)

brazier1

brasier

/ (ˈbreɪzɪə) /

noun

a person engaged in brass-working or brass-founding

Derived forms of brazier

braziery, noun

Word Origin for brazier

C14: from Old English bræsian to work in brass + -er 1

British Dictionary definitions for brazier (2 of 2)

brazier2

brasier

/ (ˈbreɪzɪə) /

noun

a portable metal receptacle for burning charcoal or coal, used for cooking, heating, etc

Word Origin for brazier

C17: from French brasier, from braise live coals; see braise
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